The History of Medicine. An Introduction Dr H K Lord. A Tour Through T ime. From A ncient Civilisation to The Enlightenment. Beginnings. Ancient civilisations : Mesopotamia 2000 - 3000 BC Ancient Egypt, India, China 2000 BC
Dr H K Lord
From Ancient Civilisation to The Enlightenment.
Mesopotamia 2000 - 3000 BC
Ancient Egypt, India, China 2000 BC
Crete and Mycenae 1000 -2000 BC
Ancient Hebrew medicine 1000 – 2000 BC
all had medical philosophies, usually based on religion.
Snake: its ability to shed its skin
was seen as symbol of rebirth and
healing, and its poison of death.